Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

{Student Short Film Screening } {Funny Film with a Serious Message}

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

{Student Short Film Screening } {Funny Film with a Serious Message}

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Byline: ADAM CARROLL adam.carroll@dailyexaminer.com.au

YOU wouldn't know it from the title, but The Great Baked Bean Debate is a short film with a serious message.

The film - created by years four, five and six students at Tucabia Public School - will screen at tonight's Big River Public Schools Film Festival.

Eight Clarence Valley public schools have made films for the festival, now in its sixth year.

Daniel Bremer, a Year Five student at Tucabia Public, said making the film was 'hard and fun'.

"The hard part was when you had to put everything together, and the fun part was where you got to throw stuff," Daniel said.

Without giving too much away, The Great Baked Bean Debate is a humorous take on the politics of climate change.

In it, the Green House Gas Emission Party decides it wants all Australians to eat one can of baked beans every day to produce more gas. The Re-oxygen-Airy-Isation Party takes a counter position, proposing a ban on baked beans to reduce gas emissions. …

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